IFN Roadshow Morocco 2021 : Key takeaways

The key takeaways from the discussion with Gonzalo Rodriguez, Hakim Bensaid, Ismail Filali and Scott Levy are as follows : In only three years of activity, Islamic finance has made important strides in Morocco. To illustrate, 50% of real estate financing in the country was performed by Islamic Banks in 2020;In the banking side, refinancing … Continue reading IFN Roadshow Morocco 2021 : Key takeaways

Ideas for Action 2019 : Financing and Implementing Sustainable Development

Source : World Bank The Ideas for Action competition is an initiative in which young people submit their proposals for implementing SDGs. The attached report presents the 2019 winner projects that were selected from more than 3,000 proposals, which included over 21,000 participants from 142 countries. The six winning (and mind blowing) ideas are: Fetosense … Continue reading Ideas for Action 2019 : Financing and Implementing Sustainable Development

Station de dessalement d’Agadir : Nous n’avons pas le choix mais … !

De quoi s’agit-il ? Une station de dessalement de l’eau de mer avec les caractéristiques suivantes :Capacité totale à terme : 400 000 m3/jour 50% sera destinée à l’agriculture (irrigation de 15000 ha)50 % sera destinée aux ménagesInvestissement de 4,4 milliards de DH à travers un partenariat public-privéDate prévisionnelle de mise en production : Juillet 2021Alimentation de la station à … Continue reading Station de dessalement d’Agadir : Nous n’avons pas le choix mais … !

Climate change deniers should watch this!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=5&v=J7x9leQqrkc A New research in AGU’s journal Geophysical Research Letters finds ice in the Arctic Ocean north of Greenland is more mobile than previously thought, as ocean currents and atmospheric winds are likely transporting the old, thick ice found there to other parts of the Arctic. As a result, ice mass in the area – … Continue reading Climate change deniers should watch this!

Book review : The age of knowledge by Idriss Aberkane

Idriss Aberkane, a French essayist, is known for his writings and lectures on the knowledge economy and neuroscience. His lasted book “L’age de la connaissance / the age of knowledge “is worth reading. The book seeks to dismiss two contemporary paradigms: "Produce or flourish" and "Nature or employment". The key takeaways from his last essay … Continue reading Book review : The age of knowledge by Idriss Aberkane